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  • House party horror: Five dead after 'horrific' knife attack in Canada

    04/19/2014 3:59:47 PM PDT · by marktwain · 28 replies
    dailystar.co.uk ^ | 16 April, 2014 | Cyrus Engineer
    ATTACK: Matthew Douglas de Grood has been arrested after allegedly stabbing and killing five people at a house party in Canada [FACEBOOK/AP]Matthew Douglas de Grood, the son of a veteran police officer, has been charged with five counts of murder following the killings in Calgary.Police Chief Rick Hanson said: "We have never seen five people killed at one scene. The scene was horrific."At least 20 people were at the house party which was being held to celebrate the end of term at the University of Calgary.De Grood, 22, was invited to the party and soon after arriving picked up...
  • Topless mom arrested for McDonald's rampage says she was NOT on drugs

    04/09/2014 8:40:05 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 63 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | April 8, 2014 | Daily Mail Reporters
    A 41-year-old mother-of-two who was caught on camera ransacking a Florida McDonald's wearing nothing but a thong has spoken out about her rampage, saying she does not remember anything about the incident but was not under the influence of drugs or alcohol at the time.
  • Nothing to see here, move along: Just your regular mob of rampaging teenagers

    03/26/2014 7:21:15 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 123 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 03/26/2014 | Thomas Lifson
    Ho-hum, a mob of 200 teenagers rampages through the downtown of an American city, assaulting and hospitalizing people and robbing stores. The mayor calls for calm. And nobody outside that local media market, where it cannot be ignored, hears a thing about it. Now why would that be? Could it possibly be because surveillance video from a convenience store that was robbed shows all the miscreants were black? The Right Scoop brings us news of the insurrection which gripped Louisville over the weekend:
  • Suspect named in Santa Monica rampage that left four dead, one gravely injured

    06/09/2013 12:09:04 AM PDT · by Nachum · 58 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 06/08/13 | Alexis Levinson
    A suspect has been identified in the shooting rampage that left four people dead and one gravely injured Friday in various locations around Santa Monica, California and culminated on Santa Monica College Campus. One of those dead was the alleged shooter, whom the Los Angeles Times has identified as John Zawahri, citing five law enforcement sources in Los Angeles and Washington. Santa Monica Police Chief Jacqueline Seabrooks said at a press conference Saturday that the shooter was 23-years-old on Friday, and would have turned 24 on Saturday. She declined to identify him at this point, saying the family had not...
  • Neighbor 'goes nuts,' destroys several homes with bulldozer (Washington State)

    05/10/2013 3:19:54 PM PDT · by Stoat · 109 replies
    PORT ANGELES, Wash. -- Witnesses say a man upset with his neighbors went on a rampage with a bulldozer-like piece of logging machinery in a Port Angeles neighborhood, damaging four homes and knocking out power to thousands of people. The Clallam County Sheriff's Office says it does not appear that anyone was injured during the incident that happened just after noon Friday along Pioneer Road. The suspect was arrested. "A person with a piece of heavy equipment that was very upset, struck (four) homes in the area and also a truck," said Jim Borte with the Clallam County Sheriff's...
  • Police say man shot by Federal Way officers responsible for slaying of 4

    04/23/2013 6:02:58 AM PDT · by marktwain · 3 replies
    kirotv.com ^ | 22 April, 2013 | NA
    FEDERAL WAY, Wash. — Police said a man shot and killed by officers in Federal Way first shot and killed his girlfriend and then fatally shot three men at an apartment complex. Investigators said they believe the series of slayings began with a domestic violence incident in which the man first fatally shot his girlfriend in the head at their shared apartment in the complex. He then left their apartment armed with a shotgun. Once outside the apartment he encountered two men. Police said he shot both of them. The resident of another apartment in the building, a 62-year-old man,...
  • US: College on Lockdown After 14 Stabbed

    04/09/2013 2:16:50 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 44 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 9/4/13
    At least 12 people were wounded Tuesday in stabbings on the campus of Lone Star College Cy-Fair near Houston, local media outlets are reporting. As many as 14 people were hurt in the stabbing spree. Police say they have arrested a suspect. One victim is reportedly in critical condition. It was initially thought that there was a second attacker still at large, but officials now believe the attacks have ended. Officials put the school on lockdown in the aftermath of the attacks, telling students to stay away from the area. Those already on campus were told to seek shelter immediately....
  • FL:Campus gun ban had no deterrent effect on UCF shooting

    03/19/2013 6:44:53 PM PDT · by marktwain · 10 replies
    Gun Rights Examiner ^ | 19 March, 2013 | David Codrea
    That a former University of Central Florida student still living on campus did not carry out a wider plan to shoot others in his dormitory and instead turned his gun on himself was a mere matter of luck for his potential victims, the Orlando Sentinel is reporting this morning. “James Oliver Seevakumaran, 30, was found in his dorm room in Tower 1, a seven-story structure near the UCF Arena,” the story reports. “He died from a single shot to the head fired by one of his newly purchased guns, police said.” He had a handgun, what police call an “assault...
  • Man allegedly goes on rampage with ax after getting kicked out of Dunkin Donuts

    03/08/2013 5:11:44 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 28 replies
    FOX News ^ | March 8, 2013 | FOX News
    <p>A Connecticut man attacked a local Dunkin Donuts with an ax after he was kicked out by employees, police say.</p>
  • Picture of and info on Sikh Temple Killer.

    08/06/2012 1:50:14 PM PDT · by Lowell1775 · 44 replies
    Media Outrage Blog ^ | 08/06/2012 | Media Outrage
    Sources told ABC News the suspect was a “white supremacist” or “skinhead.” And officials told NBC News he had “some kind of radical or white supremacist views,” but was apparently not a member of any kind of radical organization. His past run-ins with law enforcement were described as minor. According to the Southern Poverty Law Center, Page “was a frustrated neo-Nazi who had been the leader of a racist white-power band.” The band, called End Apathy, formed in 2005. According to the group’s MySpace page, its music “is a sad commentary on our sick society and the problems that prevent...
  • Police respond to shooting at Colorado mall; hospital preparing for several victims possible

    07/20/2012 3:26:11 AM PDT · by Cementjungle · 6 replies
    AP via Yahoo News ^ | 7/20/2012 | AP
    AURORA, Colo. - Police say there has been a shooting at a movie theatre near Denver, and a hospital spokeswoman says there may be several victims. Aurora, Colo. police say they are responding to a shooting at a movie theatre at a local mall. Police spokeswoman Cassidee Carlson says "the scene is still very active and we have little information for release at this time."
  • Hevron Arabs Rampage in Funeral, Attack Jews

    06/16/2012 2:40:58 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 9 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 16/6/12 | Gil Ronen
    Dozens of Hevron area Arabs went on the rampage Saturday night during the funerals for four Arabs who died in a traffic accident earlier in the day. The rioters hurled rocks at cars with Israeli license plates and at IDF forces in Hevron. Several cars were damaged. A Jewish resident told Arutz Sheva that a car driven by a Jew was ambushed and attacked severely but managed to escape the angry mob. The Tatzpit agency reported that an Israeli was injured by rocks and received treatment from Kiryat Arba's Magen David Adom teams. ..... Video
  • Christmas Camel on Holiday Rampage

    12/31/2011 7:00:46 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 5 replies
    The Province ^ | December 30, 2011
    Police car bears brunt of damagePolice officers in the town of Sar-lat in southwest France were nonplussed when a camel smashed in the front window of their Ford Focus patrol car earlier this month. "There was nothing I could do," police officer Laurent Legal, who collided with the animal, said. "It's a good thing I wasn't driving very fast." The 500-kilogram animal, named Pépette, was part of a Christmas market attraction, along with his mate Cléopatre. After a hectic day of rides and a stint in the petting zoo, Pépette was spooked by a number of fans who crowded its...
  • Dunkin' Donuts 'rampage' caught on video...

    05/23/2011 7:00:11 PM PDT · by Niuhuru · 63 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | Last updated at 7:35 PM on 23rd May 2011 | By Daily Mail Reporter
    In perhaps the ultimate sugar high, nearly two dozen young people allegedly mobbed a Dunkin' Donuts in an historic district of New York City, 'terrorizing' employees and making off with sweets and drinks. The 'swarm mob' rampage was caught on video, with highlights posted online. According to local news site DNAinfo.com, the mob descended on the shop just after 8 p.m. on May 16, at 75 Christopher Street in New York's Greenwich Village neighbourhood.
  • Madman 'shooter' Jared Loughner posed in a G-string and gun before going on rampage

    01/14/2011 2:52:34 PM PST · by jimbo123 · 33 replies
    NY Post ^ | 1/14/11 | POST WIRE SERVICES
    Accused Arizona shooter Jared Loughner took photographs of himself wearing nothing but a red G-string and holding a Glock 9 mm gun before going on a rampage that injured Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and killed six others. The kinky photos were turned over to Tuscon cops by Walgreens staffers just days after Loughner, 22, dropped them off to be developed before Saturday's attack, The New York Times reported today on its website.
  • UC Berkeley chancellor's e-mail linking Tucson rampage to issue of immigration draws criticism

    01/14/2011 9:30:25 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 21 replies
    La Times ^ | 1/14/10 | Howard Blume
    The chancellor of UC Berkeley is drawing criticism for sending a campuswide e-mail that linked a Tucson shooting rampage with Arizona's crackdown on illegal immigrants and the failure of the DREAM Act. In the e-mail, sent Monday, Chancellor Robert J. Birgeneau condemned a "climate in which demonization of others goes unchallenged and hateful speech is tolerated." He continued, postulating on factors that may have motivated Jared Lee Loughner, the alleged gunman in Saturday's shootings, .. : "I believe that it is not a coincidence that this calamity has occurred in a state which has legislated discrimination against undocumented persons." ......
  • Squirrel Causes Mayhem, Ambulance Struck in Hit and Run, and More (Turned on TV, Faucet)

    10/20/2010 7:13:22 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 18 replies
    Trib Local ^ | 10/18/2010 | Victoria Pirece
    A resident in the 400 block South Madison Avenue returned home about 1:30 p.m. Oct. 14 after a few days away to find a faucet running, the television on and a squirrel running around inside his home. The man lives alone and no one else has a key. Police investigated and determined that the squirrel, which had gotten inside the house somehow, had been running around on a counter and knocked a bottle of dishwashing soap over, which turned the faucet on. In addition, the squirrel apparently stepped on the television remote on the counter turning on the TV. “The...
  • Hundreds of Arabs Rampage in Shiloach (Israel)

    06/27/2010 2:16:26 PM PDT · by Nachum · 21 replies
    inn ^ | 6/27/10 | Gil Ronen
    Arabs in Shiloach (Silwan) near the Kotel in Jerusalem went on a rampage Sunday evening. At least two hundred Arabs hurled fire bombs, fireworks and rocks at security guards stationed at Beit HaDvash in the neighborhood, and at dozens of policemen and Border Police who came to restore order. Three homes were reportedly on fire. At least ten security men were lightly hurt. Six of these are apparently policemen and four others are Beit HaDvash guards. The guards reportedly fired in the air to ward off the attackers and police forces used stun grenades against the rioters.
  • Killer hippo shot dead at Munyonyo

    06/07/2010 2:51:55 PM PDT · by Joe 6-pack · 28 replies · 47+ views
    The New Visioin ^ | June 6, 2010 | Gerald Tenywa
    Residents of Kawuku-Gaba sharing the meat of the hippo that was killed on Sunday THE hippo, which has been terrorising residents in the Lake Victoria belt at Munyonyo, has been killed by rangers from the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA). UWA’s head ranger Paul Naluma, who camped with a colleague at Bunga village, killed the hippo at 6:30am on Sunday. “It was a response to public outcry and advice from the Inspector General of Police,” Naluma said. The hippo is blamed for the death of two brothers who were fishing on the lake on Friday night. On the same night,...
  • Gunman kills several in Cumbria (U.K.)

    06/02/2010 6:49:04 AM PDT · by exbrit · 31 replies · 650+ views
    BBC NEWS ^ | 6/2/10 | Unspecified
    A number of people have been killed and others injured after a gunman opened fire in several areas of west Cumbria.
  • 12 dead in U.K. shooting rampage

    06/02/2010 9:37:13 AM PDT · by OldDeckHand · 169 replies · 5,193+ views
    MSNBC.com ^ | 06/02/2010 | Staff
    LONDON - British police said the death toll from a shooting spree in northwest England earlier on Wednesday had risen to 12. A taxi driver described as quiet but friendly went on a shooting spree across a picturesque rural area before apparently turning the gun on himself, police said.
  • Jury convicts suspect in hit-and-run rampage

    03/17/2010 5:18:51 PM PDT · by Cindy · 8 replies · 435+ views
    WRAL.com ^ | Updated March 17, 2010, 6:00 pm | Reporter: Stacy Davis; Web Editor: Kathy Hanrahan
    Video and photo included. SNIPPET: "FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — After four days of deliberation, a Cumberland County jury found hit-and-run rampage suspect Abdullah El-Amin Shareef guilty of 10 charges, including first-degree murder and attempted murder, for a hit-and-run rampage that encompassed parts of three counties in 2004. Shareef, 31, of Raeford, will be sentenced on Thursday. He faces the death penalty." SNIPPET: "Shareef's family and friends say the jury’s decision ignored testimony from mental health professionals like Rashad Rahmaan. Rahmaan, a friend of Shareef's family..."
  • Officers May Be Punished for Ft. Hood Rampage

    01/14/2010 9:49:44 PM PST · by Nachum · 30 replies · 1,340+ views
    fox news ^ | 1/15/10 | ap
    As many as eight Army officers may be punished for failing to heed warning signs and take action against suspected Fort Hood gunman Maj. Nidal Hasan, a U.S. official said Thursday. First reported in the Los Angeles Times, an official familiar with a Pentagon review of the case, which will be discussed at a briefing Friday, said the officers who face discipline hold ranks of colonel and below.
  • Woman who stopped Fort Hood rampage is Hoggard grad, former Wrightsville Beach N.C. officer

    11/06/2009 12:44:47 PM PST · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 46 replies · 2,869+ views
    http://www.starnewsonline.com/ ^ | November 6, 2009 | Shannan Bowen
    Kimberly Munley shown in a photo from her Twitter page. The civilian police officer credited with stopping the shooting rampage that killed 13 people at Fort Hood is a Carolina Beach native and graduate of Hoggard High Fort Hood police Sgt. Kimberly Munley and her partner responded within three minutes of reported gunfire Thursday afternoon, Lt. Gen. Bob Cone said Friday morning. Cone said Munley shot the gunman four times despite being shot herself. “She happened to encounter the gunman. In an exchange of gunfire, she was wounded but managed to wound him four times,” Cone said. “It was...
  • Israeli 13-year-old killed in West Bank ax attack; 7-year-old wounded (read the comments)

    04/02/2009 12:40:35 PM PDT · by pabianice · 8 replies · 915+ views
    google ^ | 4/2/09
    BAT AYIN, West Bank (AP) — An ax-wielding Palestinian militant went on a rampage Thursday in a Jewish settlement in the West Bank, killing an Israeli 13-year-old and wounding a 7-year-old boy before fleeing the area. The attack posed an important test for Israel's new prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, who has promised a firm hand against militants and expressed skepticism about prospects for peace. Government spokesman Mark Regev called it a "senseless act of brutality against innocents." Police and military units were searching for the attacker, according to police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld and army officials. Army forces were operating in...
  • Japan - 7 killed, 11 injured in stabbing rampage in Tokyo's Akihabara

    06/08/2008 3:30:27 AM PDT · by HAL9000 · 18 replies · 194+ views
    Kyodo News (excerpt) ^ | June 8, 2008
    Excerpt - TOKYO, June 8 (AP) - (Kyodo)—(EDS: UPDATING WITH RISE IN DEATH TOLL) Seven people died and 11 others were injured after a man hit pedestrians with a truck and then stabbed people Sunday in broad daylight on a street in Tokyo's busy Akihabara district, a popular electronics area and a magnet for comic and animation fans. Police arrested the man, 25-year-old Tomohiro Kato from Susono, Shizuoka Prefecture, and seized a survival knife he was carrying. He admitted to stabbing all the people with the knife from around 12:30 p.m., the police said. The truck was rented in Shizuoka...
  • Five feared dead in Tokyo stabbing rampage: media

    06/07/2008 11:01:07 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 25 replies · 135+ views
    Reuters ^ | 6/8/08 | David Dolan
    TOKYO (Reuters) - As many as five people might have died and at least 10 more were wounded after a man went on a knife rampage through Tokyo's popular electronics district on Sunday, a fire department official said. The man, identified as a 25-year-old member of one of Japan's yakuza crime syndicates, began shouting and stabbing passers-by in the Akihabara area, NHK television reported, showing footage of several ambulances stopped in the district's crowded streets. At least 15 people were stabbed and as many as five might have died, an official for the Tokyo Fire Department said. Local media reported...
  • Bloody attack at cafe

    05/26/2008 6:10:13 PM PDT · by forkinsocket · 11 replies · 166+ views
    Edmonton Sun ^ | May 23, 2008 | RENATO GANDIA
    Furniture, windows smashed, three hospitalized in bloody attack blamed on ethnic hatred A mob rampaged through a west-end cafe in a bloody attack yesterday that sent three men to hospital. After the bloodshed, angry Kurds pointed the finger at their Turkish neighbours. "This attack is a well-organized hate crime against Kurds by racist people," said Metin Yesilcimer, who rushed to the scene as soon as he heard about the violence. Two men in their 40s and one in his 50s were taken to hospital with non life-threatening injuries after a group of 20 to 25 armed men stoned Ankara Cafe...
  • NIGERIA: RESCUE OF GIRLS IGNITES ISLAMIC RAMPAGE

    05/22/2008 5:15:53 AM PDT · by forkinsocket · 29 replies · 142+ views
    Compass Direct News ^ | May 19, 2008 | Staff
    Islamists under the auspices of a paramilitary force last week destroyed six churches to protest a police rescue of two teenage Christian girls kidnapped by Muslims in this Bauchi state town. Police recovered the two Christian girls, Mary Chikwodi Okoye, 15, and Uche Edward, 14, on May 12 after Muslims in Ningi kidnapped them three weeks ago in an attempt to expand Islam by marrying them to Muslim men. Police took the two girls, who had been under foster care, to safety in southeastern Nigeria where their biological parents live. The kidnappers had taken the girls to Wudil town in...
  • Gangs On Rampage In Kenyan Towns

    01/28/2008 3:05:45 PM PST · by blam · 15 replies · 218+ views
    BBC ^ | 1-28-2008
    Gangs on rampage in Kenyan towns Tribal gangs have formed to taunt and pursue rivals Police are struggling to restore order in Kenya, amid a wave of violence linked to December's disputed presidential election. Riots are continuing in the towns of Naivasha and Nakuru in the Rift Valley, where dozens of people have been killed in five days of ethnic violence. Violence has also erupted in Eldoret and further west in Kisumu, both scenes of earlier bloodshed. Analysts warn a cycle of violence is emerging amid the political impasse. They say this takes the pattern of attacks followed by reprisal...
  • Man allegedly goes on chain saw rampage

    01/21/2008 2:01:53 AM PST · by Westlander · 10 replies · 152+ views
    AP ^ | 1-20-2008 | AP
    NEW BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - A man wielding a chain saw and a knife attacked residents at a homeless shelter where he was staying, leaving two people in critical condition and injuring two others, police said Sunday. Watkins had been staying at the shelter for about two weeks and was taking part in a program that provides residents with on-the-job-training, authorities said.
  • Mom, something just snapped, says white teen who killed 4 in rifle rampage in South African camp

    01/18/2008 11:14:40 PM PST · by forkinsocket · 30 replies · 116+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | 17th January 2008 | Staff
    'They should hang him - my daughter and grandchild died' A white teenage boy told his mother he "snapped" just before he was arrested by police for opening fire on a South African squatter camp, killing a baby, a young boy, and two adults. "Mom, something just snapped inside me," 18-year-old Johan Nel reportedly told his mother Corrie just before he was arrested by South African police for the incident. Nel allegedly shouted the derogatory term "kaffir, kaffir, kaffir" as he began shooting his .303 rifle at the Swartruggens camp, 100 miles west of Johannesburg. His victims included a three-month-old...
  • Survivor says God uppermost in his mind during gunman's rampage

    04/25/2007 6:25:34 AM PDT · by NYer · 10 replies · 304+ views
    CNS ^ | April 24, 2007 | Jean Denton
    ROANOKE, Va. (CNS) -- Derek O'Dell has a lot of stories to tell as a survivor of the nightmare shootings at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg April 16. A fundamental one is that his faith in God was foremost in his consciousness from the first moment the shooter, Seung-Hui Cho, entered the Norris Hall classroom where sophomore O'Dell was in German class. He said his faith was with him "just about the whole time" as Cho fired on O'Dell and his classmates. When the shooter left the room, O'Dell, who had been shot in the arm, and another student barricaded the...
  • Threat Of 'Superflu' Rampage As Mutant Viruses Resist Drugs

    09/30/2006 5:42:12 PM PDT · by blam · 28 replies · 943+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 10-1-2006 | Richard Gray
    Threat of 'superflu' rampage as mutant viruses resist drugs By Richard Gray, Science Correspondent (Filed: 01/10/2006) The drive to fight deadly flu pandemics with special antiviral drugs risks creating an untreatable "superflu", the head of -Britain's public health watchdog has warned. Sir William Stewart, the chairman of the Health Protection Agency, warned that the widespread use of antiviral drugs to treat illnesses, including bird flu and seasonal influenza, is causing- viruses to mutate into drug-resistant- forms. He claimed that drug-resistant viruses now represented as big a threat to public health as antibiotic-resistant superbug bacteria, such as MRSA. His comments come...
  • Pregnant Woman Recounts Shooting Rampage (Seattle)

    08/08/2006 7:20:34 PM PDT · by blam · 22 replies · 919+ views
    The Guardian (UK) ^ | 8-9-2006 | Marcus Franklin
    Pregnant Woman Recounts Shooting Rampage Wednesday August 9, 2006 3:01 AM By MARCUS FRANKLIN Associated Press Writer NEW YORK (AP) - Dayna Klein was writing thank you notes and making telephone calls in her office at the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle when she heard what sounded like bubble wrap popping. When she also heard screaming and hurried footsteps, she got up from her desk and went to the office doorway and encountered a man holding a handgun. As he pointed the gun at the pregnant Klein, she reflexively covered her stomach with her left arm. The bullet pierced her...
  • Italian Prisoners Freed In Amnesty Go On Rampage

    08/05/2006 6:01:59 PM PDT · by blam · 12 replies · 738+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 8-6-2006 | Nick Pisa
    Italian prisoners freed in amnesty go on the rampage Nick Pisa in Rome (Filed: 06/08/2006) An amnesty that freed more than 5,000 inmates from Italian jails backfired when dozens of the former prisoners reoffended - and were back behind bars within hours. The early release scheme, which cuts sentences by three years, was introduced to reduce overcrowding of the prison system which has more than 62,000 inmates - 20,000 more than it can handle. Although convictions for Mafia-related crimes, terrorism, rape, paedophilia and people-smuggling are exempt, more than 12,000 prisoners will be released in the next few weeks. But within...
  • California Officers Strangle Pit Bull To Save Boy

    04/11/2006 6:51:47 AM PDT · by Wristpin · 82 replies · 1,398+ views
    Law Enforcement News ^ | April 9, 2006 | JASON KOSAREFF
    IRWINDALE - A 6-year-old boy suffered lacerations to his face and torso when a pit bull attacked him Wednesday in the back yard of a home, police said. Police officers killed the dog in an effort to free the boy from the attack, said Irwindale Sgt. John Falone. The boy, whose name was not released, was airlifted to Childrens Hospital Los Angeles and is expected to recover, said a relative who identified herself as the boy's aunt. The boy's father, reached at Childrens Hospital, would not comment. Falone said the boy was attacked while playing with his sister in the...
  • Iraqis killed by US troops ‘on rampage’

    03/26/2006 7:05:43 AM PST · by FarmerW · 51 replies · 1,617+ views
    Times Online ^ | 03/26/06 | Hala Jaber and Tony Allen-Mills, New York
    Khalaf ran from his own house and hid in a nearby grove of trees. He saw the soldiers enter his brother’s home and then heard the sound of women and children screaming. “Then there was a lot of machinegun fire,” he said last week. After that there was the most frightening sound of all — silence, followed by explosions as the soldiers left the house. ..troops were gone, Khalaf and his fellow villagers began a frantic search through the ruins of his brother’s home. Abu Sifa was about to join a lengthening list of Iraqi communities claiming to have suffered...
  • Pakistanis Rampage Over Cartoons

    02/13/2006 2:16:53 PM PST · by blam · 19 replies · 490+ views
    BBC ^ | 2-13-2006
    Pakistanis rampage over cartoons The protests in Peshawar were the first to turn violent there Police in Pakistan have fired tear gas to disperse at least 3,000 students demonstrating against cartoons satirising the Prophet Muhammad. Sixteen people were held for damaging public property in the protest in the north-western city of Peshawar. Students also smashed hoardings advertising the Norwegian telecom giant, Telenor, and chanted "Death to America" and "God is Great". The controversial cartoons were first published in Denmark last year. They have sparked protests across the Muslim world. Denmark's Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen on Monday again tried to...
  • French Riviera Gang Terrorises Passengers In Two-Hour Train Rampage (Yutes)

    01/04/2006 6:19:14 PM PST · by blam · 69 replies · 2,718+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 1-5-2006 | Colin Randall
    French Riviera gang terrorises passengers in two-hour train rampage By Colin Randall (Filed: 05/01/2006) Hundreds of passengers were terrorised by a mob of youths rampaging through a train on the French Riviera. One young woman was sexually assaulted, travellers were robbed of phones and cash, and carriages were wrecked in the two-hour assault, it emerged yesterday. Up to 40 youths involved in the attacks had taken advantage of a special fare of about 80p to travel from Marseilles and Avignon to celebrate the New Year in Nice. They were part of a larger group of 100, many drunk from their...
  • S. Korea: Seoul Trembles at Wild Boar Invasion(Kim Jong-il's friends?)

    11/04/2005 7:55:32 PM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 24 replies · 749+ views
    Chosun Ilbo ^ | 11/04/05
    Seoul Trembles at Wild Boar Invasion The capital is under threat from an unlikely invasion after wild boars were sighted at several locations around the metropolitan area. Last month there were repeated sightings at the Sheraton Grande Walkerhill Hotel; now a den that is home to scores of the aggressive beasts has been discovered in Achasan. A search of the mountains behind the hotel and the Achasan area by the Seoul Metropolitan Government confirms from traces of habitation that rogue animals are descending on the city. In the Guri area of Gyeonggi Province, which borders Achasan, a boar entered a...
  • S. Korea: ‘Wild pig chase' ends after 11 hour(boar running wild in Seoul)

    10/02/2005 5:27:04 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 8 replies · 1,848+ views
    JoongAng Ilbo ^ | 09/29/05 | Chung Kang-hyun
    ‘Wild pig chase' ends after 11 hour September 30, 2005 &#12641; A wild boar went on a rampage in Seoul just after midnight yesterday morning, eluding captors until it was captured and killed just before noon. Apparently descending from a mountain in the southeastern part of Seoul, the 130-kilogram (287-pound) boar attacked and injured two people in Gangdong district, south of the Han River. One person was hurt at a local bar and the other knocked to the ground at a park, but the injuries were described as not serious. The animal vanished, but was spotted again two hours later,...
  • S. Korea: Runaway Pig Returned with Vengeance after a Year, Trashing a Village

    07/14/2005 6:28:02 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 21 replies · 467+ views
    Chosun Ilbo ^ | 07/14/05
    /begin my translation    S. Korea: Runaway Pig Returned with Vengeance after a Year, Trashing a Village Bosung, YonhapNews 2005.07.14    A runaway pig returned to its owner's village after a year, and trashed the place in the middle of night. In the end, police shot it to death. According to the July 14th report from Bosung Police in S. Cholla Province , at 7pm on July 13th, a pig showed up at the goat shed of Mr. Cho(age:50) in Madong-ri, Polkyo Township, Bosung County, S. Cholla Province.  Weighing about 290 pounds, the pig started to rampage around the village, prompting about...
  • Residents Get Belongings Thrown From Apartment--- Man Accused Of Rampage

    06/02/2005 2:47:33 PM PDT · by kingattax · 14 replies · 720+ views
    TheIowaChannel.com ^ | June 2, 2005
    DES MOINES, Iowa -- Residents of a downtown housing complex thought their building was on fire Wednesday, but it turned out a man was throwing their items out from upper-floor windows Nick Stone came home to find his smashed stuff in the yard and his girlfriend upset. "She said it was some random dude we have never seen before," Stone said. Stone said he has lived in the apartment for three days and is thinking about a new place to live. Police said Michael Fitzgerald Jr. knocked on a resident's door at the Vine Street Lofts and told her that...
  • Showdown Week in the Senate-("loser" Democrats totally over the edge; nominees Bolton; Owen; Brown)

    05/20/2005 9:39:58 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 19 replies · 1,171+ views
    CHRONWATCH.COM ^ | MAY 20, 2005 | LISA FABRIZIO
    As the foliage bursts forth into its spring magnificence, the vernal quietude up on Capitol Hill--never too peaceful in any season--will be further rent this week by howls of protest, sniveled cries of injustice and the general despair of the defeated. And that’s just the Washington press corps. First up after the Highway Bill, Bill Frist is expected to schedule a Senate vote on the nomination of John Bolton as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. Bolton, the left’s bogeyman of the month, survived the Democratic wringer and was reported out of the Foreign Relations Committee even after a few...
  • Islamist zealots attack Ahmadiyya Mosque in Bangladesh (Hundreds of Muslims attack 'non-Muslims')

    04/24/2005 10:42:18 PM PDT · by underlying · 5 replies · 654+ views
    Onlypunjab.com ^ | April 18, 2005 | South Asia News
    Islamist zealots attack Ahmadiyya Mosque in Bangladesh Unruly Islamist zealots attacked an Ahmadiyya mosque and the homes of a number of leaders of the minority Muslim sect in south-western Satkhira district of Bangladesh on Sunday. Witnesses said several hundred bigots brought out a procession in Joginagar village of Samnagar Upazial of the district, demanding that members of the Ahmadiyya community be officially declared 'non-Muslim'. They marched towards the mosque and replaced a signboard inscribed with "It's not a mosque and no Muslim will enter here for namaj (prayer)" instead of the "Ahmadiyya mosque". "The Islamist bigots captured the mosque complex...
  • S. Korea: Rampaging Elephants(update and photos)

    04/22/2005 6:26:14 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 28 replies · 968+ views
    Rampaging Elephants My Summary Around 3:20pm, Apr. 20, six elephants escaped from Children's Grand Park in Seoul, S. Korea. They rampaged  in the neighborhood, injuring one woman and causing extensive property damage. Scores of firemen and policemen had to spend hours to capture them and bring them back safely.Elephants were making a round in the park to lure more crowd to their daily show. A few dozen pigeons were munching on crumbs left on the road ahead. They were so busy eating that they could not realize elephants are coming. When they realized that a giant beast is only a...
  • Villagers Riot in China, 50 Police Said Hurt(thousands rampaging, destroying police vehicles)

    04/12/2005 8:17:25 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 50 replies · 1,067+ views
    Reuters ^ | 04/11/05 | Benjamin Kang Lim
    Villagers Riot in China, 50 Police Said Hurt Mon Apr 11, 6:11 AM ET By Benjamin Kang LimBEIJING (Reuters) - Thousands of villagers rioted in eastern China, injuring dozens of police, after two of about 200 elderly women protesting over factory pollution died during efforts to disperse them, residents and officials said on Monday.   The rioting on Sunday in Huankantou village, Dongyang city, in the wealthy coastal province of Zhejiang coincided with violent anti-Japanese protests in China's capital, Beijing, and the southern cities of Guangzhou and Shenzhen over the weekend. It was the latest in a string of outbreaks...
  • Lt. not at work day of courthouse rampage

    03/30/2005 3:44:24 PM PST · by SmithL · 7 replies · 765+ views
    AP ^ | 3/30/5 | HARRY R. WEBER
    ATLANTA - A sheriff's lieutenant who assigned himself as additional security for a rape trial was excused from work the day the defendant overpowered a deputy and began a deadly shooting rampage, authorities said Wednesday. The replacement for Lt. Gary Reid wasn't in the courtroom at the time of the shootings because suspect Brian Nichols' trial hadn't resumed yet and the judge was attending to unrelated civil proceedings, said sheriff's spokeswoman Sgt. Nikita Hightower. "What would have happened if Reid was there? I've often replayed that. Reid is a strapping man. Sharp. Big," said Michael Cooke, chief deputy of the...
  • Funerals bring grace, peace (Ratzmann)

    03/19/2005 5:30:06 PM PST · by ewin · 348+ views
    JSO Online ^ | March 18, 2005 | STEVE SCHULTZE
    Terry Ratzmann was laid to rest quietly Friday, at a private service emphasizing forgiveness and attended by a few dozen fellow church members, including some survivors of his shooting rampage. About half of the 75 people who attended were from the local Living Church of God congregation that Ratzmann sprayed with bullets just six days earlier before taking his own life. The rest in attendance Friday were Ratzmann family members, including his mother and two sisters, said Thomas Geiger, a member and spokesman for the local congregation. ... Despite the havoc the 44-year-old Ratzmann wreaked on his congregation, Geiger said,...